With the permission of the Beaumont Kennel Club, the Cypress Creek Kennel Club of Texas, Inc. and the Galveston County Kennel Club, Inc. are hosting the 2nd Annual Texas Star Cluster All-Breed Dog Show in Beaumont, Texas, November 10-12 at the Ford Park Entertainment Complex. A Cocker Specialty show will take place on November 11 concurrently with the all-breed show. The event hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day, with judging taking place before each night is over. Along with the all-breed show, there will be an AKC National Owner-Handler Series and Junior Handler Series

10 Things to Do: Beaumont Written by Lori Moffatt. Photographs by Courtesy Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau. Known for its Louisiana-inspired food and relaxed (Louisiana-inspired?) pace, Southeast Texas—especially the so-called “Golden Triangle” of Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange—has a lot going for it when it comes to entertainment. In the November issue, we take you to Suga’s Deep South Cuisine & Jazz Bar in historic downtown Beaumont, and here are ten other things to do while you’re in town.     Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Sweet as Suga's Written by Melissa Gaskill. Photographs by Will van Overbeek.  Some might call Suga’s Deep South Cuisine and Jazz Bar in Beaumont an accidental restaurant. Owner Hervy Hiner Jr. and his partner Rosalind Hall-Hiner share a lifelong love of food, but neither set out to make a career of it. Rosalind, a native of Beaumont, holds a master’s degree in social work and serves at a local hospice. She grew up cooking with her mother and grandmother and was the outstanding homemaking student in her senior class. Hervy grew up in Pittsburgh and attended Baylor

Beaumont, Texas: Paddling the Neches River Written by Diana Rowe. Photographs by Diana Rowe. Beaumont, Texas, you ask?  Why yes, and one of the many experiences that makes a visit to this East Texas town worthwhile IS paddling the Neches River, a popular river in the Big Thicket National Preserve. But it’s more than that…it’s the solitude, the exhilarating beauty of the river and the welcoming spirit of the residents. Say yes to Beaumont, Texas and Paddling the Neches River. Beaumont is on the border of Louisiana, but most definitely all about Texas. Sharing

Beaumont - history, food and family excursions, just a stone's throw east Written by: Patsy Oliver. Photos by Patsy Oliver. My daughter Heather, and I recently spent a three-day weekend in Beaumont. I've driven through it a hundred times, but I regret to say I never thought to stop and see what it had to offer. We had a loose itinerary, with room to change and adapt as we saw fit. We were both really surprised that there was so much to keep us busy; one day we will have to go back to check a few more highlights off our list. Our first stop Friday afternoon was the Fire Museum of Texas,

A Woman Called Babe Written by: Sally Campbell. The most gifted female athlete of the 20th century, and perhaps of all time, was a Texas woman called Babe. Mildred Ella “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias became a U.S. sensation and an international phenomenon after she won three medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics. Babe excelled at every sport she tried, and by the 1940s, was the greatest woman golfer that had ever played the game. She was a woman ahead of her time and although she had critics who accused her of being pushy, coarse, and

BEAUMONT IN BLOOM, by Jennifer Babisak With its progressive culinary scene and unique recreational opportunities, Beaumont is open for business. SETTLED NEARLY TWO CENTURIES AGO on the banks of the Neches River, just inland from the Gulf of Mexico, Beaumont has evolved from a sleepy farming community to a vibrant cultural melting pot. East Texas culture, influenced by the thick pine forests to the north, lends Deep South hospitality while the nearby Louisiana border infuses distinctly Cajun flair. Combined with the wildcatting

Have a Sweet Summer in Beaumont, Texas Written by Jo-Carolyn Goode. For Houston Style Magazine, Summer 2015 Edition. It’s a sweet time to be in Beaumont! All sugar lovers are sure to be in heaven at the mention (or taste) of these deliciously crafted creations available at various restaurants around the city. Crown Pizza ice cream sandwiches The house-made ice cream sandwiches at Crown Pizza are large enough to share (but we’ll leave that choice up to you.) Opened last fall, this Neapolitan-style pizzeria packs soft-serve ice cream between fresh-baked chocolate chip or peanut

Day Trips: Cattail Marsh, Beaumont Nature preserve offers up amazing sights BY GERALD E. MCLEOD, FRI., FEB. 13, 2015 Cattail Marsh, on the western edge of Beaumont, has somewhere around 200 resident alligators. The wetlands are really a wastewater treatment plant disguised as a nature preserve. The gravel trails are levees around filtration cells or ponds that also provide prime habitats for the alligators and other wildlife in the tall grasses. Dogs and horses are welcome to join the bikers and hikers following the trails along Hillebrandt Bayou. There are more than 900 acres of